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Key Takeaways From Climate Week: The Business Case for Climate Justice

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In the context of the news this week, we find ourselves in another pivotal moment. Not only is it Climate Week, but the U.S. faced yet another racial injustice in Breonna Taylor’s court ruling. Today’s newsletter addresses these issues and how they, and so many other issues of today, intersect.

Reducing Our Carbon Emissions at Northern Trust

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As we celebrate NY Climate Week, learn more about how we have exceeded our goal of reducing carbon emissions by 25% by 2020 and our plans for the future in our first published report on climate change: https://bit.ly/369dMdc.

Regenerative Retrofit: California's First Living Building.

New book from industry leader in green building performance explores building reuse, water and energy independence, biophilic design, and a carbon-free future.
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New book from industry leader in green building performance explores building reuse, water and energy independence, biophilic design, and a carbon-free future. 

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New book from industry leader in green building performance explores building reuse, water and energy independence, biophilic design, and a carbon-free future. 

Time for a Home Tech Upgrade? Here's How to Do It Safely and Responsibly

Learn how to protect your data and reduce environmental impact when you’re ready for a new device.
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By Deborah Lynn Blumberg 

Now that social distancing has become a fact of our everyday lives — whether that means working from home, distance learning, or Zoom happy hours and Netflix Party sessions with friends — many of us are doing more with our personal devices than ever before, and that’s not ending anytime soon. 

Protecting Pollinators: Join a BioBlitz in Your Community This Month

By: Michele White, Program Manager for the National Recreation and Park Association
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If you are a pollinator lover like me, September is going to be an exciting month. Why? Well, in September, parks in communities around the country will be hosting BioBlitz events where park staff and community members come together to support and celebrate the variety of pollinators and plants in their area. Parks are hosting BioBlitz events as a way to find and better understand the number of pollinators––and pollinator-friendly plants––in their communities. 

Subaru Supports Local Action in First-Ever #Faceliftactlocal National Clean-Up and Recycling Initiative

Automaker to Serve as Official Vehicle and Co-Host of Nationwide Clean-Up Event
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CAMDEN, N.J., September 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Subaru of America, Inc. today announced that it will co-host and serve as official vehicle for the country’s first national litter clean-up and recycling initiative, encouraging people nationwide to help reduce landfill waste in their local communities, even in their own backyards.

Lobster Populations Remain Healthy as Wind Farm Study Results Are Published

Wind farm construction and operation has no significant negative impact on the ecology of European lobsters, according to the study.
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Results from a survey have recently been published by the Holderness Fishing Industry Group (HFIG) which suggest that wind farm construction and operation has no significant negative impact on the ecology of European lobsters.

Leading green energy providers Ørsted worked with HFIG in 2013 to conduct a long-term study which examined the ecological effects on shellfish during the construction and operation of Westermost Rough offshore wind farm, off the east coast of the United Kingdom.

Clean the World and Las Vegas Sands Partner with Seven Clean Seas to Prevent Plastic from Reaching the Ocean

The Drop by Drop Project is supporting the removal of plastics from rivers with an innovative, cost-effective solution.
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ORLANDO, FLA., SEPTEMBER 02, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Clean the World Foundation, a global leader in water, sanitation, hygiene, and sustainability has partnered with Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) to facilitate The Drop by Drop Project.

Subaru of America, National Parks Conservation Association, and National Park Foundation Team Up to Reduce Waste at National Parks, Eliminating 16 Million Pounds of Waste from Landfills

Last year alone, Denali, Grand Teton and Yosemite cut the amount of waste going to landfills by nearly half as part of the Don’t Feed the Landfills Initiative
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CAMDEN, N.J. , September 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Subaru of America, Inc., the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA), and National Park Foundation (NPF) announced that through an innovative partnership three of America’s most iconic national parks are at the forefront to reduce the amount of waste that parks send to landfills.

Earth Day Network Joins Forces With National CleanUp Day and Keep America Beautiful

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WASHINGTON, September 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Earth Day Network, the global organizer of Earth Day, today announced a partnership with National CleanUp Day® and Keep America Beautiful® to remove trash across the United States amid a global pandemic. Throughout the month of September, Earth Day Network joins these organizations in encouraging Americans to get outside and safely clean up their communities.

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